verb (used with object), pur·chased, pur·chas·ing.
verb (used without object), pur·chased, pur·chas·ing.
Origin of purchase
SYNONYMS FOR purchase
Examples from the Web for purchase
They were able to purchase weapons and plot attacks on the island without much interference.Of Cuban Spies, a Baby, and a Filmmaker: The Strange Tale of the Cuban Five|Nina Strochlic|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When my husband and I asked to see the report, we were told we could purchase the report for $30,000 from the defense.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which is why in 1961, the distillery finally decided to purchase the estate and its adjoining home.
Customers can purchase cold beer at full price or warm bottles of beer at retail prices to take home.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A limited number of medical patients will be able to purchase “Chunky Diesel” or “Alien Dawg” for just $100.Colorado Weed Dispensaries Celebrate ‘Green Friday’|Abby Haglage|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hadn't we better go up to the town and purchase a few rifles and some ammunition?A Bid for Fortune|Guy Boothby
Freeman is now endeavoring to raise money to make the purchase.
I wonder if they would let me purchase her and give her the freedom which belongs to every one of God's creatures.Mabel's Mistake|Ann S. Stephens
He had not thought it worth his while to purchase freedom by a confession, merely to drag out a miserable existence.The Red Lottery Ticket|Fortun Du Boisgobey
The Count was made supremely happy with the purchase of a holy picture which he declared was from the brush of an old master.Polly and Her Friends Abroad|Lillian Elizabeth Roy